Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 19, 2019
New predictive analytics technologies are helping researchers protect turtles, albatrosses, whales, and other endangered species from fishermen.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 8, 2019
Slowly and silently, they glide across the floor wearing bright yellow dresses that look as though they were plucked from a haunted 1920s boarding school.
The Washington Post From ACM News | February 8, 2019
Before he started the whole alien spaceship thing last year, the chairman of Harvard University's astronomy department was known for public lectures on modesty....The Washington Post From ACM News | February 5, 2019
Venture capitalists are warning the Trump administration against limiting exports on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2019
President Trump has promised to reduce the number of H-1B visas granted; Canadian businesses see an opportunity to lure international tech talent north of the border...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2019
A broad technology industry effort to expand apprenticeships in areas like cybersecurity and software engineering was unveiled this week at CES 2019.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 9, 2019
China is deploying drones to scan portions of the Great Wall reportedly too hazardous to cross, compiling information to support its rehabilitation.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 27, 2018
White House officials has been meeting with technology giants to try to persuade them to allow their employees to take leaves of absence to help modernize government...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
The Facebook video is nuts, but I can't tear my eyes away. A plane, struggling in a huge storm, does a 360-degree flip before safely landing and letting out terrified...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2018
Three former executives at Google, Tesla and Uber who once raced to be the first to develop self-driving cars have adopted a new strategy: Slow down. And shut up...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | October 19, 2018